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Streptococcus

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Streptococcus is a genus of coccus (spherical) Gram-positive bacteria belonging to the phylum Firmicutes and the order Lactobacillales (lactic acid bacteria).

Streptococcal Infections: MedlinePlus

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Streptococcal is a type of bacteria that can cause strep throat (group A) or blood infections (group B). Learn how they can be prevented and treated.

Group A Strep | Questions and Answers | GAS | CDC

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Jun 15, 2016 ... What is group A Streptococcus? How are group A strep spread? What kind of illnesses are caused by group A strep? How common is invasive ...

Streptococcal Infections - Infections - Merck Manuals Consumer ...

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Many species of streptococci live harmlessly in and on the body. Some species that can cause infection are also present in some healthy people but cause no ...

Streptococcus, Group B - WebMD

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Important It is possible that the main title of the report Streptococcus, Group B is not the name you expected. Please check the synonyms listing to find the ...

Symptoms and causes - Strep throat - Mayo Clinic

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Dec 16, 2015 ... The cause of strep throat is bacteria known as Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A streptococcus. Streptococcal bacteria are ...

Overview - Group B strep disease - Mayo Clinic

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Apr 26, 2016 ... Group B streptococcus (strep) is a common bacterium often carried in your intestines or lower genital tract. Group B strep is usually harmless in ...

Streptococcus Group B Infections: Practice Essentials, Background ...

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Oct 20, 2015 ... Group B Streptococcus (GBS), also known as Streptococcus agalactiae, is best known as a cause of postpartum infection and as the most ...

Streptococcal Infections (invasive group A strep, GAS)

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Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep ...

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Learn About Treatment

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Feb 19, 2016 ... Symptoms and signs of group A streptococcal infections include sore throat, fever , swollen lymph nodes, rash, low blood pressure, and tissue ...

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